Adjunct Living Wage Calculator

Today, more than two-thirds of all faculty work on a contingent basis, facing low pay and no benefits or job security. Many do not even have access to basic facilities such as office space, making it increasingly difficult for adjuncts to do their best for their students.

Being a university professor, once the quintessential middle-class job, has become a low-wage one.

The Faculty Forward Network knows that living the life of an adjunct can be a financial struggle. How many classes do you, a contingent professor, have to teach per year to afford your basic needs— housing, healthcare, food, the ability to retire — in your community?

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